Sony PMW-160 XDCAM HD Camcorder

by Sony
In Stock $3320.00
Sony PMW-160 XDCAM HD Camcorder
Three 1/3" Exmor CMOS Sensors
Sony 20x Power Zoom Lens
XDCAM HD422 Format at 50Mbps
Articulated LCD with 852x480 Resolution
DVCAM for SD Recording and Playback
Two SxS Memory Card Slots
Play and Record UDF and FAT Cards
Built-in ND Filters (1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 54 dB
Wi-Fi Remote Capability
PAL/NTSC Switchable

See also: Sony PMW-200 XDCAM HD Camcorder

Specifications

Recording Format (Video)
UDF -
HD422 mode : CBR, maximum bit rate : 50 Mbps, MPEG-2 422P@HL
HD420 mode : VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL DVCAM Mode : DVCAM

FAT - HQ 1920 mode : VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL HQ 1440 mode : VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL HQ 1280 mode : VBR, 35 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@HL SP 1440 mode : CBR, 25 Mbps, MPEG-2 MP@H-14 DVCAM Mode : DVCAM

Recording Format (Audio)
UDF - HD422 mode : LPCM 24 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels Other mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels
FAT - HD mode : LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 4 channels SD mode: LPCM 16 bits, 48 kHz, 2 channels

Recording Frame Rate
(UDF) HD422 Mode : MPEG-2 422P@HL, 50Mbps/ CBR -
1920x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

(UDF) HD420 Mode : MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR -
1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 23.98p

(UDF) DVCAM Mode - 720x486/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF 720x576/ 50i, 25PsF

(FAT) HQ 1920 Mode : MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR - 1920x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

(FAT) HQ 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR - 1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

(FAT) HQ 1280 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@HL, 35Mbps/ VBR - 1280x720/ 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p

(FAT) SP 1440 Mode: MPEG-2 MP@H-14, 25Mbps/ CBR - 1440x1080/ 59.94i, 50i, 23.98p (2-3 pull down)
(FAT) DVCAM Mode - 720x480/ 59.94i, 29.97PsF 720x576/ 50i, 25PsF

Recording/Playback Time
(UDF) HD 422 Mode :
Approx. 120 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card Approx. 60 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card Approx. 30 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
(UDF) HD 420 Mode :
Approx. 180 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card Approx. 90 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card Approx. 45 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
(UDF) DVCAM Mode :
Approx. 220 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card Approx. 110 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card Approx. 55 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
HQ 1920/HQ 1440 mode/HQ 1280 mode :
Approx. 200 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card Approx. 100 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card Approx. 50 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
(FAT) SP 1440 Mode :
Approx. 280 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card Approx. 140 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card Approx. 70 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card
(FAT) DVCAM Mode :
Approx. 260 min with SBP-64/ SBS-64G1A (64 GB) memory card Approx. 130 min with SBP-32/ SBS-32G1A (32 GB) memory card Approx. 65 min with SBP-16 (16 GB) memory card

Lens
Lens Mount : Fixed
Zoom Ratio : 20x (optical), servo/manual
Focal Length : f = 4.1 - 82.0 mm (equivalent to 29.5-590 mm on 35 mm lens)
Iris : F1.6 - F11 auto/manual selectable
Focus : AF/MF selectable
Image Stabilizer : ON/OFF selectable, shift lens
Filter Diameter : M72 mm, pitch 0.75mm

Camera Section
Imaging Device (Type) : 3-chip 1/3-inch type "Exmor" Full HD CMOS
Effective Picture Elements : 1920 (H) x 1080 (V)
Optical System : F1.6 prism system
Built-in Optical Filters - OFF: Clear, 1: 1/4ND, 2: 1/16ND, 3: 1/64ND
Sensitivity (2000 lx, 89.9% reflectance) : F9 (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode)
Minimum Illumination (100% video level) : 0.12 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.6, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma off, 100%
Minimum Illumination (50% video level) : 0.02 lx (typical) (1920 x 1080/59.94i mode, F1.6, +18 dB gain, with 64-frame accumulation, Gamma on, 50% video level)
S/N Ratio : 54 dB (Y) (typical)
Horizontal Resolution : 1,000 TV lines or more (1920 x 1080i mode)
Shutter Speed : 1/32 sec to 1/2,000 sec
Slow Shutter (SLS) : 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32, and 64-frame accumulation
Slow & Quick Motion Function (720p) - 720p : Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 60 fps (from 1 fps to 50 fps in PAL area setting in UDF mode)
Slow & Quick Motion Function (1080p) - 1080p : Frame rate selectable from 1 fps to 30 fps (from 1 fps to 25 fps in PAL area setting in UDF mode)
White Balance : Preset (3200K), Memory A, Memory B/ATW
Gain : -3, 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 dB, AGC
Gamma Curve : Selectable

Input/Output
Audio Input - XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable, Line : +4dBu, Mic : -70dBu--30dBu
Composite Output : AV multi connector, NTSC or PAL
Video Output : BNC (x1), HD-Y/Composite 1.0Vp-p, 75 Ohm (switchable to Genlock in)
Audio Output : A/V multi connector -10dBu (Reference Level), 47k Ohm
SDI Output : BNC (x1), HD/SD selectable SMPTE 292M/259M standards
i.LINK : IEEE 1394, 4-pin (x1), HDV (HDV 1080i) input/output, DV output, S400
Timecode Input : BNC (x1) (switchable to TC out), SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard, 0.5V-1.8Vp-p, 10k Ohm
Timecode Output : BNC (x1) (switchable to TC in), SMPTE 12M-2-2008 standard, 1.0Vp-p, 10k Ohm
Genlock Input : BNC (x1) (switchable to Video out), 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ohm
USB : USB device, mini-B (x1)
Headphone Output : Stereo mini jack (x1), -18dBu 16 Ohm
Speaker Output : Monaural, 250mW
DC Input : DC jack
Lens Remote : 8-pin, round
HDMI Output : Type A (x1)
Option : 4-pin, Type A (x1)

Monitoring
Viewfinder - 0.45-inch type color LCD : 852 (H) x 480 (V), 16:9
Built-in LCD Monitor - 3.5-inch type color LCD monitor : 852 (H) x 3 (RGB) x 480 (V), 16:9

Built-in Microphone
Built-in Microphone : Omni-directional stereo electret condenser microphone

Media
Type ExpressCard/34 slot (x2)

General
Weight :
Approx 2.1 kg (body)
Approx. 2.5 kg (with lens hood, eyecup, BP-U30 battery, a SxS memory card)
Dimensions (W x H x D) : 172 x 164 x 326 mm (without protrusions)
Power Requirements : DC 12 V
Operating Temperature : 0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)
Storage Temperature: -20oC to +60oC (-4oF to +140oF)
Battery Operating Time :
Approx. 2 hrs with BP-U30 battery
Approx. 4 hrs with BP-U60 battery
Approx. 6 hrs with BP-U90 battery

In the Box

Lens hood
Infrared Remote Commander
EVF eyecup
USB cable
AV connecting cable
BP-U30 battery pack
BC-U1 battery charger
Shoulder strap
Wi-Fi Adaptor Bracket
Lithium battery (CR2032 for data backup)
Lithium battery (CR2025 for the IR Remote Commander)
CD-ROM : utility software
Sony PMW-160 manual

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